Monday, July 02, 2012

ISRAEL HOLOCAUST MUSEUM MAKES CHANGES

 It is time, in fact, far past time, but finally changes are being made! Good commentary by Donahue, also.

Yesterday, Israel’s Holocaust Museum, Yad Vashem, amended the wording of its text on Pope Pius XII. It now acknowledges the pope’s Christmas radio address in 1942 where the Holy Father called attention to the “hundreds of thousands of persons, who, without any fault on their part, sometimes only because of their nationality or ethnic origin” were killed by the Nazis.
Another change in the wording now informs that Pius XII “did not publicly protest” when Jews were deported from Rome; previously, the text said he “did not intervene.” Language regarding other matters was also softened to reveal a less harsh appraisal of the pope.

 To read the complete commentary:

ISRAEL HOLOCAUST MUSEUM MAKES CHANGES - The Catholic League

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